Medicare Part A and Part B
What is the difference between Medicare Part A and Medicare Part B? Medicare Part A is hospital insurance. It covers inpatient care. This includes skilled nursing access, but this is not to be confused with long-term care. Hospice and other home health care are part of Medicare Part A. Medicare Part B is medical insurance. It covers services provided by the doctor, physical and occupational therapy, some home health care, and very importantly outpatient hospital care. Some preventative services ...